It is rather corvid, the ring-neck’s cry – suggestive of an intelligence more knowing than we expect from most birds.
Guernsey Airport is pretty weird; but then, so is the rest of the island.
Not many people realise how strong Buddhism is in contemporary Scotland, or that arguably the reason for this is topographic as much as spiritual.
Our licence fees pay – in part – for two hours of lackadaisical nostalgia and lazy nature-gawping.
We sought out the high point, and there it was: the panorama we’d been seeking.